U.S. TREAS Form treas-irs-2438-1992

U.S. TREAS Form treas-irs-2438-1992
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Regulated Investment Company
Undistributed Capital Gains Tax Return
File only if the fund elects to designate undistributed capital gains under section 852(b)(3)(D).
� Attach a copy of this form to Form 1120-RIC.
For calendar year 1992 or tax year beginning
, 1992, ending , 19
Name of fund
Part I
OMB No. 1545-0144
Employer identification number
Number, street, and room or suite no. (If a P.O. box, see instructions.)
City or town, state, and ZIP code
Short-Term Capital Gains and Losses—Assets Held 1 Year or Less
(a) Kind of property and description (Example,
100 shares of Z Company)
(b) Date acquired
(mo., day, yr.)
(c) Date sold
(mo., day, yr.)
(e) Cost or other
basis, plus
expense of sale
(d) Gross
sales price
(f) Gain or (loss)
((d) less (e))
Short-term capital gain from installment sales from Form 6252, line 26 or 37
Unused capital loss carryover (attach computation)
Net short-term capital gain or (loss). Combine lines 1 through 3. (See instructions.)
Part II
Long-Term Capital Gains and Losses—Assets Held More Than 1 Year
6 Enter gain from Form 4797, line 8 or 10
7 Long-term capital gain from installment sales from Form 6252, line 26 or 37
8 Net long-term capital gain. Combine lines 5 through 7
9a Net capital gain. Enter excess of net long-term capital gain (line 8) over net short-term capital loss
(line 4)
b Capital gain dividends
10 Undistributed capital gains. Subtract line 9b from line 9a
11 Amount of undistributed capital gains on line 10 designated under section 852(b)(3)(D)
12 Amount of undistributed capital gains not designated under section 852(b)(3)(D). Subtract line 11
from line 10. (See instructions.)
13 Capital gains tax. Multiply line 11 by 34%. (See instructions.)
Use Only
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined this return, including accompanying schedules and statements, and to the best of my knowledge
and belief, it is true, correct, and complete. Declaration of preparer (other than taxpayer) is based on all information of which preparer has any knowledge.
Signature of officer
Firm’s name (or
yours if self-employed)
and address
Preparer’s social security number
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see instructions on back. Check if self­
employed �
Cat. No. 11856I
E.I. No.
ZIP code
Form 2438 (1992)
General Instructions
(Section references are to the Internal
Revenue Code.)
Paperwork Reduction Act
We ask for the information on this form to
carry out the Internal Revenue laws of the
United States. You are required to give us
the information. We need it to ensure that
you are complying with these laws and to
allow us to figure and collect the right
amount of tax.
The time needed to complete and file
this form will vary depending on individual
circumstances. The estimated average time
Capital Gains, for each shareholder for
whom the fund paid tax on the
undistributed capital gains designated on
line 11 of Form 2438. Copies B and C of
Form 2439 must be provided to the
shareholder by the 60th day after the end
of the fund’s tax year.
Rounding Off to Whole
The fund may show amounts on the return
as whole dollars. To do so, drop any
amount less than 50 cents and increase
any amount from 50 cents through 99
cents to the next higher dollar.
Late Filing of Return
A fund that does not file its tax return by
the due date, including extensions, may
have to pay a penalty of 5% of the unpaid
Learning about the
tax for each month or part of a month the
law or the form
35 min.
return is late, up to a maximum of 25% of
the unpaid tax. The minimum penalty for a
Preparing and sending
the form to the IRS
45 min.
return that is more than 60 days late is the
smaller of the tax due or $100. The penalty
If you have comments concerning the
will not be imposed if the fund can show
accuracy of these time estimates or
that the failure to file on time was due to
suggestions for making this form more
reasonable cause. Funds that file late must
simple, we would be happy to hear from
attach a statement explaining the
you. You can write to both the Internal
reasonable cause.
Revenue Service, Washington, DC 20224,
Attention: IRS Reports Clearance Officer,
Late Payment of Tax
T:FP; and the Office of Management and
Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project
A fund that does not pay the tax when due
(1545-0144), Washington, DC 20503. DO
may have to pay a penalty of 1⁄2 of 1% of
NOT send the tax form to either of these
the unpaid tax for each month or part of a
offices. Instead, see When and Where To
month the tax is not paid, up to a
File, below.
maximum of 25% of the unpaid tax. This
penalty may also apply to any additional
Purpose of Form
tax not paid within 10 days of the date of
the notice and demand for payment. The
Form 2438 is used by regulated investment penalty will not be imposed if the fund can
companies (RICs) to figure income tax on
show that the failure to pay on time was
undistributed capital gains designated
due to reasonable cause.
under section 852(b)(3)(D). If a RIC has
more than one fund, each fund must file a
Depositary Method of Tax
separate Form 2438. The term “fund” as
used in these instructions refers to the
definition in section 851(h) and to any RIC
Deposit the fund income tax payments
that does not have more than one portfolio
with Form 8109, Federal Tax Deposit
of assets.
Coupon. Do not send deposits directly to
7 hr., 39 min.
Undistributed capital gains designated
under section 852(b)(3)(D) are taxed at a
34% rate and are treated as constructively
distributed to shareholders at year end.
See the instructions for Schedule D (Form
1120), Capital Gains and Losses, for a
definition of capital assets and other
details on figuring and reporting capital
gain transactions.
When and Where To File
File the original of this form by the 30th
day after the end of the fund’s tax year
with the Internal Revenue Service Center
where the fund will file its Form 1120RIC, U.S. Income Tax Return for Regulated
Investment Companies.
Attach a copy of Form 2438 to the
fund’s Form 1120-RIC. Also attach to Form
1120-RIC, Copy A of Form 2439, Notice to
Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term
an IRS office. Mail or deliver the completed
Form 8109 with the payment to a qualified
depositary for Federal taxes or to the
Federal Reserve bank (FRB) servicing the
fund’s geographic area. Make checks or
money orders payable to that depositary or
To help ensure proper crediting, write
the fund’s employer identification number,
the tax period to which the deposit applies
and “Form 1120,” on the fund’s check or
money order. Be sure to darken the “1120”
box on the coupon. These records of
deposits will be sent to the IRS.
A penalty may be imposed if the
deposits are mailed or delivered to an IRS
office rather than to an authorized
depositary or FRB.
For more information on deposits, see
the instructions in the coupon booklet
(Form 8109) and Pub. 583, Taxpayers
Starting a Business.
Who Must Sign
Form 2438 must be signed and dated by
the president, vice president, treasurer,
assistant treasurer, chief accounting
officer, or by any other corporate officer
(such as tax officer) authorized to sign.
Receivers, trustees, or assignees must also
sign and date any return filed on behalf of
a fund.
Note: If this return is being filed for a series
fund (discussed in section 851(h)), the
return may be signed by any officer
authorized to sign for the RIC in which the
fund is a series.
If a corporate officer completes Form
2438, the Paid Preparer’s space should
remain blank. Anyone who prepares Form
2438 but does not charge the fund should
not sign the return. Generally, anyone who
is paid to prepare Form 2438 must sign it
and fill in the Paid Preparer’s Use Only
The paid preparer must complete the
required preparer information and:
● Sign the return by hand, in the space
provided for the preparer’s signature
(signature stamps and labels are not
● Give a copy of Form 2438 to the
Specific Instructions
Period covered.—File the 1992 return for
calendar year 1992 and fiscal years that
begin in 1992 and end in 1993. For a fiscal
year, fill in the tax year space at the top of
the form.
Address.—Include the suite, room, or
other unit number after the street address.
If the Post Office does not deliver mail to
the street address and the fund has a P.O.
box, show the box number instead of the
street address.
Line 4
Enter any net short-term capital gain
shown on line 4 on line 1 of Schedule D
(Form 1120) as “Net short-term capital gain
from line 4, Form 2438.”
Line 12
Enter the amount on line 12 on line 6 of
Schedule D (Form 1120). Report this
amount as “Undistributed net capital gain
not designated under section 852(b)(3)(D)
from Form 2438.”
Line 13
Deposit the tax due by the 30th day after
the end of the fund’s tax year.
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